Aretha Franklin’s Anthem Performance… Perfect, or Way Too Long? Peterborough, ON, Canada / 101.5 The Wolf Taylor Renkema November 25, 2016 07:17 am Aretha Franklin performed The Star Spangled Banner at last night’s Detroit Lions / Minnesota Vikings game, and she stretched it out a bit. Her rendition clocked in at four minutes and 35 seconds. Too long, or just right?!